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Tommy's Pinochle (DOS)

Tommy's Pinochle DOS This is the first game the player sees.
Most, if not all, of Tommy's shareware games start the same way

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Description

Tommy's Pinochle is a shareware, single-player card game.

There are many variations of Pinochle. This implementation plays the two handed game, player vs computer, using two twenty-four card pinochle decks - standard decks where all cards below the nine have been removed. Points are won both for taking tricks and for making melds.

Game options include:
  • A standard game ends at one thousand points but this limit can be changed to any value between five hundred and thirty thousand.
  • Tommy's Pinochle has three different ways to score the trick taking points
  • A pop-up meld table display
  • The speed at which the computer plays can be varied
The game is entirely keyboard controlled. It has optional basic sound effects, a demo mode, and command line switches to start the game with sound turned off and to force either a colour or monochrome display.

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Tommy's Pinochle DOS The game in progress.
The purple bar is used for in-game messages, here it's showing the points won on this trick.
Tommy's Pinochle DOS The game has a monochrome display option.
This is what the title screen looks like when that option is used
Tommy's Pinochle DOS This is the first game the player sees.
Most, if not all, of Tommy's shareware games start the same way
Tommy's Pinochle DOS The end of a game which the computer won.
There is no high score table.

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piltdown_man (118669) added Tommy's Pinochle (DOS) on Nov 11, 2014